Government must hold its nerve on borrowing as it reboots economy

Patrick Honhan in The Irish Times today. Based on presentation to the Royal Irish Academy earlier in the week (slides; video).

Ireland’s unexpected economic comeback

See this article by David Vines and Max Watson here.

Costs of Doing Business in Ireland 2011

This publication by the National Competitiveness Council can be found here.

Richard Portes on Ireland’s debt

What next for Ireland? This column by CEPR President Richard Portes makes the case that the country should restructure its debt.

Will It Hurt? Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Consolidation

The IMF has released the October 2010 World Economic Outlook. Chapter 3 studies the effects of fiscal consolidations on economic activity.